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Henry David Thoreau
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
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#Ability #Wealth

Henry David Thoreau
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them.
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#Memory #Experience

Henry David Thoreau
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
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#Friends Or Friendship #Quote of the Day

Henry David Thoreau
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
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#American Author

Henry David Thoreau
Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can write will be the best you are.
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#American Author #Luck

Henry David Thoreau
If one advances confidently in the direction of one's dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
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#inspirational #Quote of the Day #Direction

Henry David Thoreau
Friends will be much apart. They will respect more each other's privacy than their communion.
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#Friends Or Friendship

Henry David Thoreau
I lose my respect for the man who can make the mystery of sex the subject of a coarse jest, yet when you speak earnestly and seriously on the subject, is silent
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#Jest

Henry David Thoreau
You must not blame me if I do talk to the clouds.
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#Eccentricity

Henry David Thoreau
Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we wonder that all men are not always poets. Poetry is nothing but healthy speech.
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#Poetry And Poets #Mankind

Henry David Thoreau
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
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#American Author

Henry David Thoreau
Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.
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#American Author #Fishing

Henry David Thoreau
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing it is not fish they are after.
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#Fishing

Henry David Thoreau
Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
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#American Author #Belief

Henry David Thoreau
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestioning ability of man to evaluate his life by a conscious endeavor
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#Ability

Henry David Thoreau
All good things are wild, and free.
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#Freedom

Henry David Thoreau
In wilderness is the preservation of the world.
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#American Author #Wilderness

Henry David Thoreau
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
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#Law And Lawyers #Consistency

Henry David Thoreau
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
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#American Author